Voter registration for Nov. 4 election ends Saturday

Residents have just two more days to register if they want to vote in the Nov. 4 general election. Saturday is the official cutoff date.

Voters can register online, by mail or fax, or in person at the county elections office.

To register online, you need a South Carolina driver’s license or Department of Motor Vehicles ID. To register through the mail, a form can be picked up at local libraries or downloaded online. If the form is mailed, it must be postmarked by the post office no later than Saturday for the registration to be valid.

Elections offices in York, Chester and Lancaster counties will be open Friday. Chester and York elections offices will have hours on Saturday.

When voting on Election Day or participating in early voting, each voter will be asked for photo identification in the form of an S.C. driver’s license, a Department of Motor Vehicles ID card, an S.C. voter registration card with photo, a federal military ID or a U.S. passport.

People without a photo ID should bring their paper voter registration card and sign an affidavit swearing to the cause of their lack of proper identification, and they will be allowed to cast a provisional ballot.

Anyone with questions about voter registration should go to scv otes.org or call their county elections office.